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Category Archives: Peru

Salinas

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  The hunter-gatherer bent down to the bubbling spring. The water was clear like the other springs he knew. The water was warm like some other springs he knew. He cupped his hand into the water and tasted it, then …

Llama Breakfast

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

This was our view this morning. Cusco, Peru. .

Angels 12

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) is one of the largest flying birds in the world with a wingspan of up to 10.5 feet / 3.2 meters and weighing up to 33 lbs. / 15 kg. It is a soaring …

El Ojo

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  I went down to the market and sat down on the curb. I asked around about who was holding but no one was talking. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/peru/docs/elojo.pdf .

Sweet Sixteen

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

The air was so thin our breaths came in deep, raspy gasps. The wind whipped us with frigid blasts direct from Antarctica. The sun was setting. We knew then we left our base camp too late. We’d already climbed thousands …

The Room of Wakes

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  For 391 years no outsider walked the passageways. For 391 years no outsider touched the walls. For 391 years no outsider saw the interior. Click here for the rest of the story: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/peru/docs/roomofwakes.pdf .